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Driver identified in fatal crash early Saturday on SPID

Posted at 3:22 PM, Nov 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-15 18:17:11-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The driver involved in a fatal crash that took place on 4300 SPID on Saturday has been identified.

24-year-old Jesus Salazar Garza was driving eastbound on 4300 SPID Saturday around 2:11 a.m. He had three passengers with him, and when he made a turn, he left the roadway and struck a tree and a vehicle in the parking lot of a hotel.

Garza died at the scene. His three passengers were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the fatal crash.